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Things to do in North Phoenix

thing to do in north Phoenix

We have been writing this blog so long that it was finally time to tackle a round up of just Phoenix. However, Phoenix is so large that one round up post would be gigantic! So, we are separating it into three easy sections: North Phoenix Central Phoenix East Phoenix Hopefully this will help you navigate…

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Jurassic Quest-Phoenix

Jurassic Quest

Have you ever wanted to see a Lifesize Sauropod in person? Check out Jurassic Quest when it comes to a city near you! Since I heard Jurassic Quest was coming to Phoenix, I knew that I had to check it out for my crazy, dinosaur loving children. Unfortunately for us, Jurassic Quest was only in…

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Mommy and Me Events at Tanger Outlets

Tanger Outlets mommy and me

There are so many events going on in the Phoenix area, that it is hard to go to them all. If you have a little one or have a free Friday, Tanger Outlet’s in Glendale are having Mommy and Me events! The events are super fun, geared to 8 and under and moms and have…

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The Dinner Daily

Are you bored with cooking? Have you done the same meals over, and over and over again and your kids are giving you the “AGAIN?” face?   I was there. My husband would look at me with a withering glance and say, “Pasta again?” Yep, I was in dire straits.    Plus, I needed meals…

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Bargain Shopping with Groupon Coupons

If you have followed my blog for any amount of time, you know that I love finding deals on events and activities. But, did you know that Groupon also has Coupons and Promo codes for shopping at your favorite stores? Now called “Groupon Coupons,” you can now find more deals to the places that you…

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meori tote

Have you ever had tons of bags to sift through and thought there had to be a better way? Well, the makers of the meori bag have figured it out! It is a reusable, collapsible tote that makes carrying items and sorting through items a breeze. Better than a bag that folds up and collapses…

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Scottsdale Quarter Splash Pad

scottsdale quarter

Scottsdale Quarter is a very chic place, with some great boutique stores and of course the American Girl Store . And, there is also a free splashpad! YAY! We love splashpads, especially when there are places to get a drink for mom or a snack for the kids all around the quarter. The area that the splashpad…

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OdySea Aquarium-Scottsdale

We were able to take another look at OdySea and was really happy to see their improvements! Driving to OdySea Aquarium is about an hour drive (with no Traffic) from Surprise. Located right off Loop 101 on Via de Ventura Blvd, it has easy access to the highway. Unfortunately as of the writing of this…

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Westgate Splash Pad-Glendale

After a few days of being caught in the house, I finally took 2/3rds of my child clan to Westgate for their splash pad. We had gone to Westgate many times, but usually the weather wasn’t quite right for splashing. Actually, the last time we were at Westgate was when I ran the IMS half…

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Terramar Park Peoria

This past weekend we did a donation/photo shoot with a person I met through my blog, Sergio DeSoto at a park in Vistancia, and then wanted look for a new park in Peoria. I looked at my phone and found that Terramar Park wasn’t too far from Vistancia. At 67th and Happy Valley Rd, Terramar…

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Are they already pushing Christmas Gifts?

The day after Halloween and the Christmas books were readily available. Actually, I’m sure you were getting catologues in the mail a few months ago. But, can I tell you a secret from working at Target for a few years and being an avid shopper and “wheeler and dealer?” Those Black Friday Ads are crap.…

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Thrift Stores-Shopping and Donating equals savings for you

There is a plethora of places that you can save money on kids clothes here in West Valley, through consignment shops and traveling consignment sales or Facebook Groups that are like online garage sales. There are also many different thrift stores in the greater Phoenix area that you can donate to and shop at! I love the one…

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Kierland Commons-Splash Pad

Kierland Commons no longer has a splash pad-2018 Kierland Commons Splashpad is no longer available! Check out Scottsdale Quarter nearby! I had looked at AZ Central’s “Best Splashpads” in Phoenix to find a lot of the ones that I have gone to, and Kierland Commons was our next stop. While AZ central shows you where…

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Traveling Consignment Sales

Did you know that there is not only a plethora of store front consignment stores for children, but that there are also traveling consignment sales?  I did a post earlier about the great consignment stores in the Surprise area (Click here!) and Facebook Groups that are for online Garage Sales, but there are also different companies…

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Tempe Marketplace

We headed out to the Tempe Marketplace on Saturday to 1). go for a drive to get the kids to sleep (we were three for three, just in case you are keeping score), and 2). to check out the area we had just quickly passed through when we had visited Dave And Buster’s a few…

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